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Chef Kenny Gilbert, a Top Chef contestant this summer, is fluent in American Regional, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Italian, Middle Eastern, Indian, Native American, Moroccan, and African cuisines. Before moving to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, where he is now the executive chef of PGA Resort and Hotel, Gilbert worked as a Chef de Cuisine at age 23 at The Grill at The Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida, a AAA Five Diamond restaurant. He went on to become the youngest African American chef ever to run a Ritz-Carlton Hotel restaurant.

Chef Kenny Gilbert, a Top Chef contestant this summer, is fluent in American Regional, Japanese,…